June 29, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Some Rockaway Waters OK For Jet Skis

When the National Park Service (NPS) placed a ban on all personal watercraft in waters within the jurisdiction of its parks, the initial announcement of the ban indicated that it included all of Jamaica Bay. More...

Priest Used Rockaway For Tryst With Boy

A priest from Africa visiting a Sunnyside Gardens Church allegedly used Rockaway More...

Community

RCN And PRYSE Address Domestic Violence

The Rockaway Children More...

A Wonderful World of Fun At Beach 17 Street

Seagirt Boulevard and Beach 17 Street was the site for The 2002 Wonderful World of Fun at O More...

Carnival Time

Martin Barnett (left), Matthew Hall (center) and Kareem Bacchus showed their true colors at the carnival, which was Laker gold! More...

Editorial/Opinion

Even Paranoids Have Enemies

Perhaps we are getting paranoid, but it seems strange to us that the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and the media have gone to war against the credibility of eyewitness accounts just when people are beginning to notice that the eyewitnes More...

We’ve Got Your Ferry…. Right Here!

Okay, now that the ferry situation appears to be off the drawing board again, it More...

Letters

Business of ‘Lies for Money’

I would like to thank Lew Simon for reaching into the matter of the Neponsit Healthcare Institution. This is a perfect example of how the N.Y.C. Department of Buildings is so careless when it comes to investigating unsound construction. More...

Disservice to a Beautiful Soul

They say a picture holds a thousand words, but when I saw last week More...

Eddie Needs Your Help!

My name is Bernard Ramchatesingh. I have always found that the Wave is very helpful to the community at large. You may remember my name through stories about St. More...

Fire, Fire, Everywhere!

A fire erupted at a Beach 87 Street house where a young girl was killed in early April in an earlier fire. Contractors were working in the building at the time, but nobody was injured. More...

Rockaway Resident In River Rescue

A Rockaway carpenter working at Roosevelt Island last week became an inadvertent hero when he and a co-worker jumped into the dirty water of the East River to rescue a young man who had jumped off the Triborough Bridge in an apparent suicide attempt More...

Meeks Reps Respond To NY Post Article

An article entitled "Junket Junkie" ran in the June 26 issue of the New York Post, which placed the spotlight on Congressman Gregory W. Meeks More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

A local resident stopped by our office last week to complain about signs being posted on poles along the peninsula. More...

Broad Channel Bits by Liz Guarino

Hot weather is here, school's out till September and lots of people are firing up their grills! Swimming pools are in use and cold beer and icy lemonade really hit the spot. More...

Chatting With Chapey

Career Day: Schools Sponsor Role Models

  When they are growing up, even before school days, boys and girls frequently play games and talk about "When I grow up, I want to be a ______". More...

Sports

Cyclones Return For 2002 Season

The Brooklyn Cyclones returned to the field for their second season on June 18, but most of last year More...

"A Tragic Loss" Mets Cope With The Death of St. Louis Pitcher Darryl Kile

News of the death of St. Louis Cardinals righthander Darryl Kile sent shock waves through clubhouses across Major League Baseball last Saturday afternoon. More...

Baseball Moves On But Kile Will Not Be Forgotten

Darryl Kile was 0-2 with a 9.00 ERA in the 2000 National League Championship against the N.Y. Mets. As he was sitting on the bench in Game 5 in an eventual 7-0 Cardinals loss, he watched Rick Ankiel lose all of his control on the mound. More...

Obits

Obituaries Jeanne M. Alpert

Jeanne M. Alpert, born in Manhattan, was a long time resident of the Rockaway community who died on June 26, 2002. More...


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